Monday, December 6, 2021

The Case of Tennis Star Peng Shuai Reveals the Real Purpose of China’s Censorship

When civic spaces are closed and groups deleted, individuals with few or no connections outside of social media have backlogs of resources and connections...

Can Gambia Turn the Tide to Save Its Shrinking Beaches?

This story originally appeared in The Guardian and is part of the Climate Desk collaboration.When Saikou Demba was a young man starting out in...

Your Rooftop Garden Could Be a Solar-Powered Working Farm

Long the territory of cats, weather vanes, and the occasional fiddler, roofs are growing thick with solar panels. A home or business rooftop is...

Jack Dorsey’s Twitter Failed African Countries

In November 2019, Twitter CEO Jack Patrick Dorsey tweeted from the airport in Addis Ababa, Ethiopia, that he would be moving to “Africa” for...

How to Use Your Smartphone as a Hot Spot

If you are out somewhere and find there’s no Wi-Fi connection for your laptop or you don’t want to run the risk of using...

Why Buzz Lightyear’s Rocket Launch Looks Better Than Reality

This graph says that the vertical position of the rocket increases by a (nearly) constant amount from one frame to the next. In physics,...

Meta’s Biggest Encrypted Messaging Mistake Was Its Promise

Since the 1990s, governments around the world have often used the welfare of children as an excuse for all kinds of internet policy overreach:...

Web3 Is Silicon Valley’s Rosy Vision of the Future

Web3! this latest internet buzzword encompasses an egalitarian vision of a World Wide Web that's more reliable, based on trust, and, inevitably, built on...

Gifts for People Who Just Need a Good Night’s Sleep

I've always had trouble sleeping. Between anxiety and insomnia, I take all the help I can get. And I'm not alone. The world came...

DJI’s Action 2 Camera Adds Magnets—and Fresh Flaws

Drone maker DJI is no stranger to great and small cameras and lenses. The company's drones capture some of the best aerial footage around,...
31FansLike
3FollowersFollow
1FollowersFollow

Recent Posts